What Is a Fistula? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is a fistula?

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1. This fistula is defined as a passageway between the anus and skin?

2. Which type of vaginal fistula connects the vagina to the bladder?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Fistulas can occur for various reasons. Quiz questions will test your knowledge of the definition of a fistula and the symptoms and treatment for this condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Definitions
  • Types of fistulas
  • How they form
  • Treatment options

Skills Practiced

By compelting these assessment materials, students will be able to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about locations in the body where fistulas may form
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you are able to define main phrases such as fistula
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding different treatment options

Additional Learning

By reviewing the lesson What Is a Fistula? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment, you will learn about the following:

  • When treatment is necessary
  • Related conditions
  • Which types require surgery